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Title: An inquiry into Economic growth and Youth employment in Kampala District
Authors: Balyezora, Alex
Keywords: Economic growth
Youth employment
Issue Date: Jun-2013
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Abstract: The main objective of the study was to determine the contribution of economic growth and youth employment in Kampala district in Uganda. The first objective sought to investigate the role of economic growth and how it influences socio economic empowerment of the urban poor. The findings revealed that 59% of respondents are of the view that they have knowledge about economic growth. On the other hand, 34% of the respondents were of the view that they are not quite sure that they have knowledge about economic growth. More still, 7% the respondents did not have knowledge about economic growth. The second objective sought to establish the significance of Economic growth on socio economic empowerment of the urban poor. The results showed that 70% of the respondents were of the view that there is benefit to the organization when there is use of Economic growth. 10% of the respondents were not sure whether there is benefit to the organization when using Economic growth and 20% did not agree that there is benefit in the organization when using Economic growth, 80% of the respondents had an opinion that Economic growth helped in making the organization perform better. 11% of the respondents were not sure whether Economic growth helped in socio-economic empowerment of the urban poor or not. Lastly, 8% did not agree with the idea that Economic growth helped socio-economic empowerment of the urban poor. From the presentation above it is very evident that Economic growth helped in making the organization perform better and have great contributions towards organizational performance. The third objective sought to find out the role of Economic growth and socio-economic empowerment of the urban poor and the results are as follows. The study revealed that 72% of the respondents agreed with the statement that economic growth has great significance on the organization’s financial managerial decisions. Also 60% of the respondents agreed with the statement. 27% were of a view that Economic growth should be used in an organization setting or environment. More still another 60% were also of the view that there should be special training on the use of Economic growth. Looking at the responses given in the three categories it was revealed that majority of the respondents overwhelmingly agreed to the statement that, Economic growth has great effect on economic empowerment.
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/4161
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